How to Render in Google SketchUp
Google SketchUp is a free 3-D modeling program that you can use to design models of anything you desire, such as a exterior and interior views of buildings.
When you design a model in SketchUp, it appears in a low quality rendering without special lighting and reflection.
To see your model as a high-resolution photo-realistic image, you will need to render it using a rendering add-on which you can download and install.
- Download a rendering add-on - such as IRender nXt - See 30 Day Free Trial
- For exteriors, select the High Dynamic Preset
- For interiors - add lights as desired and select one of the Interior Presets.
- Click the green render button.